USAGE GUIDELINES: For severe cases, take 2 capsules 3 times per day with food for 2 weeks. Thereafter, reduce dosage to 1 capsule taken 3 times per day with food.
The dosage can then be reduced further over time to be used as a maintenance dose.
For women who suffer extreme symptoms of PMT, water retention around their monthly periods and menopausal women experiencing hot flushes and night sweats, WATERgo should be combined with MENOstage to balance the hormone levels naturally.
Many people, especially women, suffer with excess 'stored water' / non-medical oedema Most women recognise that awful feeling when a favourite skirt or pair of trousers suddenly feel tighter and the zipper fights to the last tooth. Many also find that during each monthly cycle they retain fluid in the body and that the bloating up in the abdomen causes much discomfort along with puffiness of fingers, around the eyes, knees, ankles etc. This specially chosen combination of specific minerals, vitamins & herbs encourage the body's natural elimination of 'stored water' & wastes.
WATERgo is beneficial for
Most cases of Water retention / Oedema
Breast tenderness & swelling
During body detoxification programmes
During the menopause
During a women’s monthly cycles if water retention increases abdominal swelling & period pains
Difficulty in taking off & putting on rings
Puffy skin around the eyes & knees
Puffiness around the eyes
.. beneficial for most cases fluid retention
Vitamin B6: A very well know and effective diuretic.
Magnesium Oxide: A form of the mineral magnesium. A well know contributor to the correct fluid balance within cells (and hence diuretic effect) and for it’s vital role in muscular contractions.
Alfalfa: a very rich source of vitamins & minerals. It yields 10 times more mineral value than average grains. Contains 8 essential enzymes for the correct digestion & utilisation of foods. Actions include anti-cholesterol, anti-haemorrhagic, anti-anaemia and anti-coagulant.
To promote strong bones & teeth, against dyspepsia, constipation, kidney, prostate & prostate problems. The high mineral content creates an effective diuretic effect.
Juniper Berry: Very effective diuretic - in the 1500's a Dutch pharmacist formulated a new and cheap diuretic which her called it gin. This drink caught on for obvious reasons (in combination with other ingredients). Juniper has been used for centuries as a remedy for urinary-tract problems including urinary retention, bladder inflammation & gallstones, gout as well as arthritis. Increases urine flow and destroys bacteria in the kidneys and bladder. Can prevent crystallisation of uric acid in the kidney, holding it in solution until passed in the urine. An excellent blood cleanser and can also strengthen a weak stomach and improve digestion. The British Pharmacopoeia lists Juniper as a urinary tract disinfectant. The volatile oils in Juniper Berries destroy bacteria. CAUTION: If taking lithium, do not use juniper except under the supervision of a physician. High dosages of juniper berry products should be avoided by anyone suffering from kidney disease and by pregnant women.
Celery: it's actions include an alkaline reaction on the blood, anti-rheumatic, urinary antiseptic, diuretic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, tonic digestive, assists in the elimination of uric acid. Contains a chemical called 3-butylphthalide which reduces blood pressure. Has been used by Chinese healers for centuries as a treatment for blood pressure and as a diuretic as it promotes the flow of urine through the kidneys.
Not to be taken in pregnancy.
Kelp: a seaweed which is high in Iodine and many other minerals and trace elements such as potassium, magnesium, calcium & iron. The Iodine is used by the thyroid gland to produce Thyroid hormones, responsible for normal metabolism in all body cells, energy levels and elimination of waste matter from cells.
Uses: detoxification, energy production, weight management, cellulitis, obesity, fluid balance and overall health.
Nettle Leaf: Nettle improves kidney function neutralises uric acid, preventing its crystallisation, aiding in its elimination from the system and thus relieving gout and arthritis symptoms.
Nettle is also high in minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, sulphur, sodium, silica acid, copper, manganese, chromium, and silicon and hence useful for anemia. Also a blood purifier and assists in lowering blood pressure.
This high mineral content may be the reason for nettle tea's ability to reduce the severity and occurrence of oedema, leg cramps as well as
menstrual cramps, and its ability to support strong bones. Used as a Spring time & general detoxifying remedy.
Parsley: the leaves are used in cooking and to offset the odour of garlic on the breath. The fruit is rich in the minerals calcium, potassium & silica. Actions include anti-microbial, laxative, diuretic, carminative, gastric & uterine tonic.
Radish Leaf: An excellent diuretic, liver & bowel cleanser. Reduces gall-stones and kidney stones. Radishes are rich in ascorbic acid, folic acid & potassium. Also a good source of vitamin B6, magnesium, copper and calcium - nutrients which contribute to the correct balance of fluids within and outside cells.
Watercress: An excellent cleanser of the liver, bile ducts & gall bladder. Contains the Vitamins B, E, C, folic acid & beta carotene. Minerals include: very high levels of sulphur. Also contains calcium, iron, sodium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, Choline and iodine. These nutrients work in combination to supports kidney function and hence fluid retention / oedema. Useful in arthritis & gout and as a skin cleanser.